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Netflix signs deal with Comcast to keep streams lag-free

Netflix has come to an agreement with Comcast to ensure the streaming service receives the necessary bandwidth to provide a smooth and lag-free experience for the company’s broadband customers. The duo promised in a joint press release that the collaboration…

Comcast-TWC deal puts Netflix's plan for cable boxes on hold

Just a few days after Comcast announced its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Bloomberg is reporting that Netflix's efforts to bring its video streaming service to TWC have been put on hold. The company was in talks with many pay-TV…

Comcast e-mail servers hacked by NullCrew FTS

A hacking group by the name of NullCrew FTS compromised at least 34 servers belonging to Comcast yesterday. The group took to Twitter to announce that it has successfully hacked the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in…

Yahoo eyes Hulu acquisition after failed Dailymotion bid

If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That’s the proverb Marissa Mayer is singing as of late following the company’s failed attempt to acquire a controlling stake in video streaming site DailyMotion in an effort to boost Yahoo’s…

Comcast is buying GE's stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 billion

Comcast has announced plans to purchase General Electric Co.’s stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 billion. The buyout will give Comcast complete control over the entire brand including the NBC network, Universal Pictures film studio, Universal Studios theme parks and…